Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://hdl.handle.net/10137/1324
Email LibraryRMU.DOH@nt.gov.au to ask for this document in a different format
Title: Pine Creek exotic mosquito survey report 5-6 January 2017
Authors: Hoskins, Megan
Pettit, William J
Kurucz, Nina
Warchot, Allan
Corporate Author: Medical Entomology DoH
Departmental Author: Department of Health
Publisher: Department of Health
Abstract: This mosquito survey of Pine Creek was initiated by a public enquiry from a Pine Creek resident who was being bitten by day biting mosquitoes in late December 2016. Images of one of the mosquitoes sent to Medical Entomology of the Northern Territory Department of Health showed a mosquito possibly belonging to the Aedes Stegomyia group. This group includes the endemic species Ae. katherinensis but also the exotic dengue mosquito Ae. aegypti and the Asian tiger mosquito Ae. albopictus. However, the images did not show enough detail to identify the species. To ensure that no exotic mosquitoes had established in Pine Creek, a mosquito survey of the town was carried out on 5 and 6 January 2017.
Publication Date: 2017-05
Type: Report
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10137/1324
Appears in Collections:(b) NT General Collection

Files in This Item:
File Description SizeFormat 
Pine Creek survey Jan 2017 final.pdfMain report567.72 kBAdobe PDFView/Open


Items in ePublications are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.